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Pronounced Pron. pə-NAWM PEHN(English) NAWM PEHN(English) PNAWM PEHN(French) pnawm PEHN(German) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Khmer ភ្នំពេញ (Phnum Pin) meaning "Penh's hill", from ភ្នំ (phnum) meaning "hill, mountain" and ពេញ (pin), the name of a legendary woman who supposedly founded the city in 1372. This is the name of the capital city of Cambodia.